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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104596–622 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1403753
Published: 01 October 2017
... Mao s death in 1976 and the arrival of his successor, Deng Xiao Ping (1978 1992), China has turned away from the Maoist ideological legacy and embarked on gradual economic reform. Ping realized at that time that a peaceful and favourable regional and international environment would improve his...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92340–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1156300
Published: 01 April 2016
... serve the needs of different age groups. CONTACT Gabi El-Khoury info@caus.org.lb © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2016 Demographic window of opportunity demographic dividend median age crude birth rate crude death rate fertility rate old age dependency ratio...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44501–523 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.628966
Published: 01 October 2011
... to be of greater importance than the ability and qualifications in high-ranking offices; and the government, in general, monopolizes everything; second, the crude coercive stick of security apparatuses, where the price of loyalty is corruption and the spread of it, while the price of security is...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 34437–479 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.528203
Published: 01 October 2010
... Haaretz (Oren 1999). A study of near-infrared imagery purchased from the Russians shows that there is considerable vegetation death in the area west of Dimona. This dead spot corresponds to the location of the waste treatment plant at the facility; and the dead vegetation is probably the result of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 33414–425 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.497259
Published: 01 July 2010
... responsible for the deaths of four Palestinian workers as a result of pumping gas into a cross-border tunnel used to smuggle goods into the Gaza Strip. Hamas demanded the Egyptian authorities investigate, while Cairo denied having any role in the incident (Al- Nahar, Beirut, 30 April 2010). 3. Arab Israeli...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 32243–253 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550911003729577
Published: 01 April 2010
... the Arab countries have to face six development challenges over the next decade, most notably the creation of 51 million new jobs, to keep unemployment rates constant (the highest world- wide), and protect the poor, who make up 40% of the Arab population. The report was issued on the sidelines of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 23369–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903106084
Published: 01 July 2009
... not life my dear brothers. This is a gradual death. The human being who lives in a state of intractable problems and degradation, who lives despised and afflicted, who lives waiting for news from others where others decide his destiny this is not life, this is death; and Allah and His Messenger do...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 13417–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802163947
Published: 01 July 2008
... increase of 5% (Zarna¯j ¯ 1996). However, the challenge is even greater if we consider the youthful nature of Arab society, the improving standard of health care in a number of Arab countries, and the consequent fall in infant mortality rates. In 2003, 31.6% of 335 million were under fifteen years of age...